7 Pillars of Food Safety for the Catering Industry

By Nick Jakubowski 

Preventing food safety problems should be every caterer’s top priority as it takes only one sick customer with a social media platform to ruin a catering business.  Catering and restaurant food safety procedures are very similar, but there are additional considerations like transport procedures, which must be taken into account.  When you open your catering business, think about these seven pillars of food safety.

Sanitary Suppliers

Any great catering business starts with good food.  Your food suppliers should already have a food safety certification process in place, something which is especially important for high risk foods.  Make sure that your suppliers follow HAACP guidelines for food safety and ask about the procedures they follow.  By starting with great food, that removes one piece of the contamination puzzle.

Sanitary Preparation

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